Craft 1 Building And Construction

Craft 1 Building And Construction (BCC1) is offered as a CRAFT I course examined by KNEC. A certificate of completion is issued upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

At least grade D plain in KCSE or a PASS in Artisan Level

Duration: 12 Months

Delivery Method: Both Online & Physical

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1

Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
Course ManualKES 1,000.00
Student IDKES 300.00
Polo T-ShirtKES 1,000.00
Maintenance FeeKES 1,000.00
Student InsuranceKES 500.00
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Material FeeKES 3,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Examination and Certification FeeKES 500.00
Total: KES 27,650.00

Trimester 2

Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Material FeeKES 3,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Examination and Certification Fee-
Total: KES 22,350.00

Trimester 3

Registration Fee-
Course Manual-
Student ID-
Polo T-Shirt-
Maintenance Fee-
Student Insurance-
Activity FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 16,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Material FeeKES 3,000.00
Graduation FeeKES 1,350.00
Examination and Certification Fee-
Total: KES 22,350.00

Exam Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3
KNECKES 14,100.00
Total: KES 14,100.00
KNEC-
Total: KES 0.00
KNEC-
Total: KES 0.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

The following are mandatory requirements needed upon admission:

  • Photocopy of KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  • Photocopy of National ID Card
  • Photocopy of Birth certificate
  • 6 A4 sized books
  • A minimum 3 ballpoint pens
  • A smart phone is greatly necessary 

Engineering Equipment (Ksh. 3,280)

Engineering Lab Coat (Ksh. 1,000)

Course Units/Overview

Below is a breakdown of the units taught under this course


Trimester 1
1704101_1Entrepreneurship
1704102_1Information Communication Technology I
1704103_1Mathematics I
BCAS_1Applied Science
BCAD_1Applied Drawing - T1
1704_106T1Masonry T1
1704_107T1General Building And Construction I T1
1704_108T1Site And Workshop Management T1
1704_109T1Carpentry Works T1
1704_110T1Construction Materials T1
1704_111T1Construction Plant And Equipment T1
Trimester 2
1704102_2Information Communication Technology
BCM_2Mathematics II
BCAS_2Applied Science
BCAD_2Applied Drwing - T2
1704_106T2Masonry T2
1704_107T2General Building And Construction I T2
1704_108T2Site And Workshop Management T2
1704_109T2Carpentry Works T2
1704_110T2Construction Materials T2
1704_111T2Construction Plant And Equipment T2
Trimester 3
BCAS_3Applied Science
BCAD_3Applied Drawing -T3
1704_106T3Masonry T3
1704_107T3General Building And Construction I T3
1704_108T3Site And Workshop Management T3
1704_109T3Carpentry Works T3
1704_110T3Construction Materials T3
1704_111T3Construction Plant And Equipment T3
BCM_3Mathematics III

Course Description

Craft Certificate Module 1 in Building and Construction Technology is a course best offered at Uwezo College. This one-year program, examinable by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC), is meticulously designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the principles and practices of building and construction. Whether you're looking to start your career or advance your skills, this course offers a comprehensive curriculum to meet your aspirations.

Admission Requirements:

To enroll in the Craft Certificate in Building and Construction Technology, aspiring students must meet the following criteria:

  • A minimum grade of D plain in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
  • Successful completion of the Artisan level in Masonry.

These entry requirements ensure that students entering the program have the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for success in the field of building and construction.

Course Structure:

The Craft Certificate program is structured to cover a broad spectrum of subjects, providing students with a holistic understanding of building and construction technology. Key areas of training include:

  • Entrepreneurship: Develop essential entrepreneurial skills to navigate the business aspects of the construction industry.

  • ICT (Information and Communication Technology): Acquire proficiency in using technology to enhance efficiency in construction projects.

  • Mathematics: Further enhance mathematical skills relevant to construction measurements, calculations, and problem-solving.

  • Applied Science: Understand the scientific principles underlying construction materials and processes.

  • Applied Drawing: Develop drawing skills essential for interpreting and creating construction plans.

  • Masonry: Deepen knowledge and skills in masonry, covering advanced techniques and practices.

  • General Building and Construction: Gain a comprehensive understanding of general construction principles and practices.

  • Site and Workshop Management: Learn effective management strategies for construction sites and workshops.

  • Carpentry Works: Acquire skills in carpentry, a fundamental aspect of construction.

  • Construction Materials: Explore the properties and applications of various construction materials.

  • Construction Plant and Equipment: Understand the operation and maintenance of construction machinery and equipment.

Skills and Competencies:

Upon completing the Craft Certificate in Building and Construction Technology, students will possess a diverse set of skills and competencies, including:

  • Entrepreneurial acumen for success in the construction industry.
  • Proficiency in using ICT tools for project management.
  • Advanced mathematical skills for precise measurements and calculations.
  • Scientific knowledge applicable to construction materials and processes.
  • Applied drawing skills for interpreting and creating construction plans.
  • Expertise in masonry, carpentry, and general construction practices.
  • Management skills for effective site and workshop operations.
  • Knowledge of construction materials, plant operation, and equipment maintenance.

Why Study at Uwezo College

Uwezo College is your ideal choice for quality education and career success. With full licensing from TVET, serving as an examination centre for KNEC and NITA, and being an approved training centre for KASNEB courses, we offer the most comprehensive and accredited education. Our track record of producing top-performing graduates who excel in the job market sets us apart. When you choose Uwezo College, you're making a commitment to your future, ensuring you receive the finest education, expert guidance, and a competitive edge in today's competitive job market. Join us and secure your path to success.

The following are reasons why you should make Uwezo College as the choice for your studies:

  • We are a TVET Technical and Business College fully registered with the Ministry of Education
  • We provide a serene learning environment and fully equiped workshops
  • We have qualified, competent and committed lecturers
  • Guaranteed attachment
  • We provide bursaries to the extremely needy students
  • We have free high speed Internet connectivity to our students
  • Affordable fees
  • We have clean and spacious hostels
  • We provide job linkages

Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Craft Certificate in Building and Construction Technology are well-prepared for various roles in the construction industry, including:

  • Construction Supervisor
  • Site Manager
  • Carpentry Assistant
  • Masonry Technician
  • Construction Equipment Operator

This program lays the foundation for a successful career in building and construction, providing students with the expertise and confidence needed to excel in the dynamic construction sector.

Course Instructor(s)

DANIEL MUTHOKA KANGWANA
KEPHA MWANGA SHAYO
CHUMBA K BONIFACE
MWENDE KATUMBU ROSE
MACLINA NYAMOITA ONSERIO
DENNIS NYONGESA BWIRE

Examining Body

KNEC

FAQs

What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. 2 Passport size photographs
  4. Registration Fee
  5. Student ID Fee
  6. Maintenance Fee
  7. Material Fee(where applicable)
  8. Polo T-Shirt fee
  9. Insurance Fee
  10. Student's handbook fee

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